Official Statistics of Finland

Accommodation statistics

Producer: Statistics Finland
Data:

Latest release:
Nights spent by foreign tourists in Finland up by 6.9 per cent in December 2018
07 Feb 2019
The number of nights spent by foreign tourists in Finland increased by 6.9 per cent in December 2018. Nearly 788,000 nights were recorded for them in Finnish accommodation establishments. The number of overnight stays by resident tourists remained on level with the previous year. Their number of overnight stays in accommodation establishments totalled close on 966,000, down by only 0.3 per cent. In all, slightly under 1.8 million overnight stays were recorded at Finnish accommodation establishments, which was 2.8 per cent more than in December 2017. These figures are preliminary data from Statistics Finlands statistics on accommodation establishments and they have been collected from accommodation establishments with at least 20 beds or caravan pitches with electricity connection.

Next release:
1 Mar 2019

Description: Accommodation statistics describe the supply and use of hotel services, and provide data on the numbers of users of these services and on overnight stays. The supply is depicted with data on the volume of room and bed capacity of hotels, use of the services is calculated as a proportion of sold rooms of total available room capacity (utilisation rate). Demand for hotel services is also measured with the number of overnight stays. Users of the services are divided into domestic and foreign tourists.
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Keywords: accommodation activities, accommodation establishments, domestic tourism, hotels, non-residents, tourism.
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Change: Changes in the target group of the accommodation statistics
08 Mar 2018
The target group of the accommodation statistics has been reviewed and a few accommodation establishments operating in the industries of hotels and hostels were added to it starting from data concerning January 2017.

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Accommodation statistics [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-6325. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 18.2.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/matk/index_en.html